Cabin Tapio, New Forest
Located in Fordingbridge in the New Forest, Cabin Tapio is set on the banks of the River Allen. Surrounded by trees and within walking distance of the national park, the spacious cabin has everything you need for a comfortable stay, from luxury linens and towels to a generous living area with an indoor wood burner. Couples can enjoy candlelit dinners at the dining table under the bay window or dine al fresco beside the outdoor chiminea, before relaxing in the hot tub or toasting marshmallows in the firepit. We like the look of the roomy free-standing bath which has plenty of space for two.
From £1,095 per short break.
Hidey Hole Cabin, East Sussex
Downash Wood in East Sussex is where you’ll find the cosy Hidey Hole. Aptly named, the cabin is surrounded by acres of land teeming with woodland animals like badgers, foxes and owls. Inside, there’s a king-sized bed facing a ceiling-to-floor window where couples can stargaze at night or watch movies from the roll-down projector – you can even help yourselves to popcorn and tubs of ice-cream from the mini pantry. The cabin also has small living area, a modern en-suite with a rainfall shower, and a terrace with a log burner and BBQ. For a great day out, explore the 750-acre reservoir or walk to the pretty local village, Ticehurst.
From £185 per night.
Alder Cabin, Scotland
For something even more remote, book a staycation at Alder Cabin in Stirling. On the banks of the beautiful Loch Venachar, it’s surrounded by seven miles of cycling lanes and Bracklinn Falls – ideal if you’re after an active weekend. Couples can stargaze at night (the cabin is located within the Dark Sky Reserve area), book a boat tour of the loch, and settle down in front of the indoor wood burner in the living room. There’s a kitchenette with a little dining table, a king-sized bed on a mezzanine level which has great loch views, and an en-suite. If it’s not too cold, enjoy breakfast on the picnic bench outside the cabin.
From £135 per night.
Round N Round, Cornwall
Cornwall isn’t just a summer destination. Why not spend a long weekend walking along its beaches and enjoying its coastal pubs during the colder months? In the town of Redruth, just a 20-minute drive from Truro, Round n Round is one of the coolest properties on this list. The circular wooden cabin has been hand-carved from tree trunks and furnished with quirky furniture and a seriously stylish copper-walled shower room. After a day at the beach, couples can warm up in front of the indoor wood burner and cook treats on its little oven top. The surrounding area is full of wildlife, so don’t be surprised if you spot deer, foxes, badgers and stoats.
From £150 per night.
In the woods of North York Moors National Park, this design-led cabin has modern, fresh interiors. Floor-to-ceiling windows let in plenty of light, while double French doors opposite the king-sized bed provide excellent woodland views. The cabin has a small living area with an indoor wood burner, plus a rustic kitchenette. Couples can take hot showers in the al fresco bathroom and enjoy lazy weekend mornings on the outside deck. If you’re not up for hiking on the moors, make your way to the nearby pub, The Owl at Hawnby, for Sunday roasts and wood-fired pizzas.
From £145 per night.
Woodcock Cabin, Norfolk
For a digital detox, Woodcock Cabin is set on a five-acre farm in the Norfolk countryside – there’s no electricity on site, so expect to be totally off-grid during your stay. Couples can keep warm bedside the wood-burning stove in the living area, relax in the king-size bed, and have a soak in the free-standing bath. If you’re brave enough, brace yourself for the outdoor shower and cook up a tasty feast on the BBQ afterwards. Holkham and Wells-next-the-Sea are short drives away – both are ideal for blustery walks on the beach.
From £125 per night.
The Coop, Essex
In Ongar near Epping Forest, The Coop is easily reached from London in a 45-minute drive. The cabin is set on a 200-acre farm, surrounded by sheep and occasional deer. Inside, couples will find a cosy bed with crisp linen, a well-equipped kitchen, and a small bathroom with a shower. Outside, there’s a spacious decking area with two chairs and a BBQ if you want to brave the elements and dine al fresco. Otherwise, you can keep warm by the indoor wood burner or visit the local country-style pub.
From £155 per night.
Built by a local carpenter, this modern cabin is full of thoughtful touches, from a small ‘reading bed’ tucked into the hallway between the bedroom and living room, to a hamper filled with local honey, granola and homemade gin. The cabin sleeps four – ideal for a couples’ retreat with friends – and has a spacious living area with ample seating and an indoor wood burner. Outside, twin copper roll-top baths await on the patio, as well as a BBQ and chiminea surrounded by four deck chairs. Guests can explore the North York Moors, a 15-minute walk away, and collect eggs for breakfast from the rescue hens and ducks on the grounds.
From £240 per night.
The Bothy, Loch Lomond
Tucked away in Trossachs National Park, enjoying a secluded spot on Loch Lomond, The Bothy is a charming cabin made for privacy. Set on a beautiful 84-acre hillside farm, couples can enjoy an off-grid experience – there’s no WiFi, but you might find 4G if you’re lucky. There’s a spacious living area and kitchen with wood burner. A cosy king-sized bed, complete with luxury linens and plush throws, is on a separate mezzanine level. Couples can take in the beautiful views from the wood-fired Scandinavian hot tub – an ideal spot for stargazing or relaxing with a glass of wine after exploring the national park. Guests will also receive a welcome hamper full of local goodies.
From £250 per night.
The Lookout, Wales
One Cat Farm in Ceredigion is home to four grass-roofed cabins, The Lookout being the most spacious. Atop a hill with beautiful countryside views, the cabin has chic Scandi-inspired interiors with a cosy double bed, an open-plan kitchen-diner and a small bathroom. Couples can relax in the outdoor bath (the perfect place to unwind with a book) and make s’mores around the fire pit. Ask the owners to help you plan outdoor excursions like horse riding trips, hiking routes and surfing lessons during the summer months.
From £125 per night.
Black Shed, Isle of Skye
Black Shed sits on the side of a remote hill in Skinidin on the Isle of Skye. With views of Loch Dunvegan, couples will appreciate the peace and quiet amid the beautiful surroundings. Inside the cabin, which has modern Scandinavian interiors, there’s a spacious living area with a wood burner, a separate bedroom with a king-sized bed, a fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom with a walk-in rainfall shower. During the winter months, look out for free-range chickens and Hebridean sheep – and if you’re lucky enough, the elusive Northern Lights.
From £155 per night.
Boulder Field Cabin, Peak District
Outdoorsy couples will love this cosy hillside cabin in Matlock, just outside Peak District National Park. Couples can relax on the futon sofa during the day and fold it out into a bed during the evenings – the ideal place for stargazing or reading a book. There’s a small living area with an indoor wood burner and a cool outdoor bathroom made from tree trunks and local materials. The best part? The impressive views from the wood-fired hot tub on the outdoor deck.
From £175 per night.
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